05.02.17 10:13

Poroshenko held phone conversation with Trump

President Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with President Donald Trump yesterday.

Censor.NET reports citing the presidential administration.

Petro Poroshenko congratulated Donald Trump on his inauguration as the Head of the United States and called for the strengthening of a dialogue with the new U.S. Administration at all levels.

Both leaders express readiness to explore additional steps to enhancing the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States.

A particular attention was paid to the settlement of the situation in the Donbas and to achieving peace by political and diplomatic means.

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The two leaders expressed deep concern about the spike in tension and deterioration of humanitarian situation, especially in the area of Avdiivka. They stressed on the need for establishing immediate cease-fire regime.

The president of Ukraine expressed gratitude to the Head of the White House for firm support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Petro Poroshenko highlighted the need to intensify economic and business ties in order to assist in creating new employment opportunities and boosting the welfare of citizens of both countries.

They also talked about the forthcoming visit of President Poroshenko to Washington, the preparation of which will be in focus of Ukraine's Foreign Minister's travel to the U.S.

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